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Research access guide for the Japanese collections at the University of Maryland.

Overview

About the University of Maryland:

Founded in 1856 as the Maryland Agricultural College, it gained university status in 1920 with the consolidation of the Baltimore County and College Park campuses.

Japanese is taught as part of the East Asian Languages and Cultures department, which exists within the School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. The East Asian Collection, established in 1965, is housed in the Theodore R. McKeldin Library on the College Park campus.

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Institution

Institution: University of Maryland
Founded: 1856
Type: state university
Location: College Park, MD

Japanese Studies

Undergraduate Studies

  • The Department of East Asian Languages and Culture offers a B.A. in Japanese.
  • The Department of East Asian Languages and Culture offers a minor in Japanese.
  • The Asian Studies Program offers an undergraduate certificate with a concentration on Asia.
  • Those interested in applying to the undergraduate programs at the University of Maryland, please visit their Office of Undergraduate Admissions page.

Graduate Studies

  • The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures offers a M.A. in Second Language Acquisition and Application with a concentration on Japan.
  • Those interested in Japan-related degrees from other departments should consult the individual departments' websites.
  • Those interested in applying to the graduate programs at the University of Maryland, please visit their Graduate School page.

Other Academic Information

  • The University of Maryland employs approximately 20 faculty and academic staff in Japan-related positions between the College Park and Baltimore County campuses.
  • Japan-related courses are taught outside the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures in the following departments: art history and history.

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